paean / peon

paean / peon
   A paean is a poem or other artistic expression of praise and exultation: Ferdie's best poem was a paean to laziness, a subject he is intimately acquainted with.
   A peon is a peasant, menial laborer, or drudge: Hugh Jeego stays in the president's office because he doesn't like mingling with the peons on the work floor.

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  • paean / peon —    A paean is a poem or other artistic expression of praise and exultation: Ferdie s best poem was a paean to laziness, a subject he is intimately acquainted with.    A peon is a peasant, menial laborer, or drudge: Hugh Jeego stays in the… …   Confused words

  • paean(s) — peon(s) …   English homophone dictionary

  • paean —  , paeon, peon  A paean (alternative spelling pean) is a hymn or song of praise. A paeon is a metrical foot in classical poetry. A peon is a servant or peasant …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • paean, paeon, peon —    A paean (alternative spelling pean) is a hymn or song of praise. A paeon is a metrical foot in classical poetry. A peon is a servant or peasant …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • paean, paeon, peon —    A paean (alternative spelling pean) is a hymn or song of praise. A paeon is a metrical foot in classical poetry. A peon is a servant or peasant …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • paean, paeon, peon —    A paean (alternative spelling pean) is a hymn or song of praise. A paeon is a metrical foot in classical poetry. A peon is a servant or peasant …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • Pentecost —  The Christian Whit Sunday, the seventh Sunday after Easter; the Jewish Shavuot, the sixth and seventh days of Sivan. peon, paean, paeon. A peon is a servant or peasant; a paean is a hymn or song of praise; a paeon is a metrical foot in ancient… …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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